1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Chillwave Double IPA - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Chillwave Double IPAChillwave Double IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,208 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,208
Reviews: 357
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 211
Gots: 171 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Alchemy Hour Double IPA.

(Beer added by: CaptCleveland on 02-17-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 2,208 | Reviews: 357 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by emerge077:
Photo of emerge077
emerge077

Illinois

4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bright saturated reddish orange color, fine haze of suspended micro sediment visible in the center. Lasting foam with an intricate collar of splashy lacing around the edges.

Tropical notes of mango and citrusy tangerine, underscored by some bubblegum yeast esters. Edgy with some hop forward dankness, a little pale malt bleeding through underneath.

Citrusy grapefruit and tangerine peel flavors, moderate yet balanced hop bitterness, smooth with a supporting pale malt backbone, dry bitter citrus aftertaste. Sweetness builds but gets balanced by the bitterness soon after. Overall it's pretty drinkable, though I haven't had more than one in a sitting.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2013 02:49:24 | More by emerge077
More User Reviews:
Photo of jeffstinson
jeffstinson

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-22-2014 04:44:47 | More by jeffstinson
Photo of Elprico
Elprico

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-21-2014 21:54:05 | More by Elprico
Photo of tywhite
tywhite

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-21-2014 20:49:49 | More by tywhite
Photo of reedmn
reedmn

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

07-21-2014 03:13:46 | More by reedmn
Photo of Str8UpG
Str8UpG

Michigan

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-20-2014 22:37:50 | More by Str8UpG
Photo of ambiguousfigures
ambiguousfigures

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

07-20-2014 19:43:58 | More by ambiguousfigures
Photo of jallen5076
jallen5076

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-20-2014 19:30:56 | More by jallen5076
Photo of lorenwhite7
lorenwhite7

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-20-2014 16:11:50 | More by lorenwhite7
Photo of Unparagoned
Unparagoned

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-19-2014 14:13:37 | More by Unparagoned
Photo of BcOneSeven
BcOneSeven

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-19-2014 09:37:32 | More by BcOneSeven
Photo of somalley26
somalley26

Ohio

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-19-2014 02:49:58 | More by somalley26
Photo of DaHood
DaHood

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-19-2014 02:13:25 | More by DaHood
Photo of MikeThumel
MikeThumel

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-18-2014 21:36:58 | More by MikeThumel
Photo of Jlivecc
Jlivecc


4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-18-2014 18:28:39 | More by Jlivecc
Photo of buck_I
buck_I

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-18-2014 18:20:05 | More by buck_I
Photo of AnthonyD12
AnthonyD12

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-18-2014 01:05:45 | More by AnthonyD12
Photo of ajevne
ajevne

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-17-2014 04:35:29 | More by ajevne
Photo of jrdaniel859
jrdaniel859

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

07-16-2014 22:22:12 | More by jrdaniel859
Photo of Desimoaj
Desimoaj


4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-16-2014 16:59:07 | More by Desimoaj
Photo of bzach
bzach

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

07-16-2014 05:42:52 | More by bzach
Photo of Davechep88
Davechep88


4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-16-2014 03:21:33 | More by Davechep88
Photo of LukeK
LukeK

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-16-2014 00:45:32 | More by LukeK
Photo of Brocklanders34
Brocklanders34

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-15-2014 19:30:17 | More by Brocklanders34
Photo of ChiliSauce
ChiliSauce

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-15-2014 18:25:38 | More by ChiliSauce
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 2,208 ratings.